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Google Drops Pricing On Cloud Storage 20%, Adds New Features In Advance Of Rival Amazon’s First Big Cloud Summit

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http://techcrunch.com – Google has dropped cloud storage pricing 20 percent, has added a set of new features, and is expanding its availability in Europe — all in advance of rival Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) first major event this week in Las Vegas. With the drop in pricing, Google is offering a new service called Durable Reduced Availability Storage, a service that allows people to store data at a lower price by limiting its availability. It’s similar to AWS Glacier, an archiving service that provides secure and durable storage for data archiving and backup. Like AWS Glacier, the Google storage se (IT news)